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Is Australia's construction industry headed for a cladding crisis?

17 May 2018 - 10:00AM

Industry regulators are now undertaking reviews with the aim of avoiding misunderstanding and misapplication of building codes relating to cladding. Following on from Part 1 and Part 2 in this three-part series, in Part 3 we cover the changes that stakeholders need to be abreast with ‒ or run the risk of finding themselves in breach of these requirements.

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Gallagher up and comer selected for elite program

15 May 2018 - 02:00PM

Victorian account manager Christopher Lethborg will be representing Gallagher in the 2018 Allianz Young Eagle Program. The intensive workshop held 30 to 31 May pits some of the most promising industry talents against each other in a competitive insurance game scenario, trademarked as Hazard™.

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Gallagher’s staying power a formula for fast changing times

11 May 2018 - 02:00PM

Did you know that the average lifespan of a Standard and Poor’s 500 company is now less than 20 years? It has fallen from 55 years in the 1950s, according to a report by Credit Suisse, and makes Gallagher’s 90th year anniversary in 2018 outstanding by any measure.

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2018–19 Federal Budget – keynote: caution

10 May 2018 - 02:59PM

In the 2018–19 Federal Budget Liberal Party Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered some good news for small to medium-sized enterprises, not such good news for start-ups and innovators, bad news for shonky operators and projected cause for cautious optimism for the business sector after the next election.

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Part 2 Is Australia headed for a cladding crisis?

10 May 2018 - 10:00AM

How did the use of potentially unsafe cladding become widespread in the construction sector? Following on from Part 1 in this three-part series, Part 2 looks at the factors behind misunderstanding of the regulations and, in some cases, ill-informed exploitation of grey areas.

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Gallagher brokers score a hat-trick at insurance awards

07 May 2018 - 01:58PM

Gallagher brokers enjoyed a successful night at the inaugural Insurance Business Awards on 4 May, claiming top honours in three categories.

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Gallagher's Gauci up for top broking award

03 May 2018 - 04:06PM

Travis Gauci from Gallagher's Products & Partnerships team is a finalist in the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Young Broker of the Year Award for the VIC/TAS region.

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Is Australia headed for a cladding crisis?

03 May 2018 - 10:00AM

London’s Grenfell Tower and Melbourne’s Lacrosse apartment building fires have raised a legion of issues about building standards and regulatory compliance, as well as who carries responsibility for defective products. This three-part series examines what these mean for the construction industry.

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Gallagher Darwin April staff milestones

02 May 2018 - 02:00PM

They’re a tight team at the Gallagher Darwin office but it’s still one big coincidence that four staff members celebrated work anniversary milestones in April.

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Combustible ACP cladding recourse ‒ for some

26 April 2018 - 10:00AM

The NSW State Government’s announcement on Sunday 22 April of intended changes to home building laws will give owners recourse against the use of combustible cladding on apartments in multistorey apartment buildings.

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